NEW Contest!  |  Add New Content  |  Top Issues  |  Register  |  Marketplace  |  Forums  |  Request a Feature  |  Help  |  Mobile  |  Home
 
Want to win a free Absolute Edition, other hardcovers or trade paperbacks? Enter our contest here!

Login
Username:  
Password:  
   

Register for free
Social Media: Facebook Twitter Tumblr
Search:
   
   
   

  Search by Cover Date

Browse:
  Titles
  Creators
  Characters
  Groups
  Story Arcs
  Publishers
  Imprints
  TPBs/HCs
  Podcasts
  Awards
  Members
  Contributors
  Public Collections
  Public User Lists

Last 10 titles added:
  1. The Murder Mile (2013)
  2. The Good Inn (2014)
  3. Sandcastle (2011)
  4. Room for Love (2013)
  5. Rebetiko (2012)
  6. Dance by the Light of th...
  7. Fish + Chocolate (2011)
  8. Black Paths (2011)
  9. Behind the Curtain (2015...
  10. Deadbeats (2012)
   View All

Last 10 creators added:
  1. Paul Collicutt
  2. Josh Frank
  3. Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV - 'Black Francis'
  4. Jio Butler
  5. Nora Mahony
  6. Lizzie Spratt
  7. Emma Hayley
  8. Mikhail Bulgakov
  9. Laurence Sterne
  10. Abū Ḥamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm - 'Attar of Nishapur'
   View All

Last 10 characters added:
  1. Noguri, Hisharo
  2. Krupke, Prof. George
  3. Phil (DC)(Post-Flashpoin...
  4. Max (DC)(Post-Flashpoint...
  5. Barberi, Jordan
  6. Powell, Officer Liam
  7. Dagger Type
  8. Katsura, Yuri
  9. Katsura, Yuki
  10. Ali, Qadir
   View All


   
Action Comics (1938) - #544
DC Comics


Change this cover
or add a variant
  Editor(s):
E. Nelson Bridwell
Julius Schwartz

Cover Artist(s):
Dick Giordano
Gil Kane
 

Rating (out of 10):
8
from 2 votes

You must be logged in to vote!



Other members' collections
  This issue is in 175 collections.

  This issue is available for sale/trade

Toolbox
Edit this Issue
Clone this Issue
View this issue's contribution history
Clone the creators of this issue
Clone the characters of this issue
Suggest a podcast for this issue

 eBay Marketplace Logo
Searching: Action Comics 544
ACTION COMICS #544      (HI-GRADE)       GIL KANE         ~~ACTION COMICS #544 (HI-GRADE) GIL KANE ~~$2.25
ACTION COMICS #544 FINE CONDITION ,(1983) 45TH ANNIVERSARY ACTION COMICS #544 FINE CONDITION ,(1983) 45TH ANNIVERSARY $3.99
1ST APPEARANCE NEW LUTHOR-BRAINIAC TEAM ACTION COMICS #544 SUPERMAN 45TH ANN1ST APPEARANCE NEW LUTHOR-BRAINIAC TEAM ACTION COMICS #544 SUPERMAN 45TH ANN$9.99
(1983) ACTION COMICS #544 SUPERMAN! NEW ORIGINS OF LEX LUTHOR & BRAINIAC! 9.4 NM(1983) ACTION COMICS #544 SUPERMAN! NEW ORIGINS OF LEX LUTHOR & BRAINIAC! 9.4 NM$9.99
action comics comic book lot issues 43/544/551/564/588 1980 thru 1987action comics comic book lot issues 43/544/551/564/588 1980 thru 1987$15.00



   

Search for 'Action Comics' on Amazon

Cover Date: June 1983
Cover Price: US $ 1.50

Issue Tagline: The Cosmos-Quaking Origins Of The New Luthor & Brainiac

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this issue

Letters Column: None

Synopsis:
None entered.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Adventures of Superman: Gil Kane (2012) HC
The Best of DC (1979) #50
Superman Vs. Brainiac (2008) TPB
Superman Vs. Lex Luthor (2006) TPB
Superman: A Celebration of 75 Years (2013) HC

Notes:
45th Anniversary Issue with a pin up of the new look Lex Luthor by George Perez and new look Brainiac by Ed Hannigan and Dick Giordano. A special write up by Jerry Siegel and a pin up by Joe Shuster.

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this issue

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this issue

Reviews: There are no reviews for this issue. - Add your review



Multiple Stories in this Issue

Add a story to this issue


"Luthor Unleashed!" - Edit this story

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this story

Writer(s):
Cary Bates

Penciller(s):
Curt Douglas Swan

Inker(s):
Murphy Anderson

Colorist(s):
Anthony Tollin

Letterer(s):
Ben Oda

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this story
Ardora of Lexor (Earth-1)
An image for Lex Luthor (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Lex Luthor (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
An image for Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this story
Lexorians

Clone the creators / characters of this story to another story


"The New Luthor" - Edit this story

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this story

Penciller(s):
George Pérez

Inker(s):
George Pérez

Colorist(s):
(Unknown Creator)

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this story
An image for Lex Luthor (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Lex Luthor (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this story

Notes:
1 page of the new Lex Luthor uniform.

Clone the creators / characters of this story to another story


"Happy 45th Anniversary, Superman!" - Edit this story

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this story

Writer(s):
Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

Letterer(s):
(Typeset)

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this story

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this story

Notes:
3 page history of creating Superman by Jerry Siegel.

Clone the creators / characters of this story to another story


"A Message From Joe Shuster" - Edit this story

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this story

Writer(s):
Joe Shuster

Penciller(s):
Joe Shuster

Inker(s):
Joe Shuster

Colorist(s):
(Unknown Creator)

Letterer(s):
(Typeset)

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this story
An image for Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this story

Notes:
A 3 paragraph note from Joe Shuster and a 1 page drawing of Superman.

Clone the creators / characters of this story to another story


"Rebirth!" - Edit this story

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this story

Writer(s):
Marv Wolfman

Penciller(s):
Gil Kane

Inker(s):
Gil Kane

Colorist(s):
Gene D'Angelo

Letterer(s):
Ben Oda

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this story
An image for Brainiac (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Brainiac (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
An image for Broot exists Broot
Harpis
Kalista
An image for Lois Lane (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Lois Lane (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
An image for Lana Lang (DC)(Earth-1) exists Lana Lang (DC)(Earth-1)
Lord Satanis (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
An image for Nimbus (01 - Omega Men) exists Nimbus (01 - Omega Men)
An image for Primus (DC) (01- Omega Men) exists Primus (DC) (01- Omega Men)
An image for Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Superman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this story
Omega Men

Clone the creators / characters of this story to another story


"The New Brainiac" - Edit this story

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this story

Penciller(s):
Ed J. Hannigan

Inker(s):
Dick Giordano

Colorist(s):
(Unknown Creator)

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this story
An image for Brainiac (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Brainiac (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this story

Notes:
1 page of the new Brainiac design.

Clone the creators / characters of this story to another story




   




© 2005-2015 ComicBookDB.com - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy Special thanks to Brian Wood for the ComicBookDB.com logo design